Darrell Panizza

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Darrell Panizza
Personal information
Full name Darrell Peter Panizza
Nickname(s) Dollar
Date of birth (1959-03-11) 11 March 1959 (age 56)
Place of birth Bunbury, Western Australia
Original team Albany Royals
Playing career
Years Club Games (Goals)
1979–1986, 1990–1995
1987–1989
Claremont
Woodville
274 (114)
74 (?)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
Western Australia 6 (1)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1995–1997
1997
1998–
Claremont
Western Australia
Albany Royals

Darrell Peter Panizza (born 11 March 1959[1] in Bunbury, Western Australia) is a former Australian rules footballer who represented Claremont in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) and the now-defunct Woodville Football Club in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) during the 1980s and 1990s. He also represented and coached Western Australia in interstate football.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Claremont[edit]

Panizza joined Claremont in 1979 from the Albany Royals and played in WAFL premiership teams in 1981, 1991 and 1993. He retired having played 274 matches in two stints, the first between 1979 and 1986; and the second between 1990 and 1995. He holds the record for the most number of games played at Claremont.[3]

Woodville[edit]

In 1987 he moved to South Australian National Football League (SANFL) club Woodville where he played 74 matches in three seasons.[3]

Western Australia[edit]

Panizza played six games for Western Australia including the 1983 side that won the round robin competition.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

Claremont[edit]

In 1996, after retiring as a player he coached Claremont to a WAFL premiership.[3]

Royals[edit]

Rejoining his boyhood club, Panizza took the Royals to unprecedented success, winning six Great Southern Football League premierships between 1999 and 2004.[5]

Hall of Fame[edit]

Panizza was inducted into the WA Football Hall of Fame in March 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Darrell Panizza". WAFLonline. West Australian Football Commission. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Where Are They Now?: Darrell Panizza". 
  3. ^ a b c d Clarke, Tim (10 March 2009). "Fame never stops for Winmar". 
  4. ^ "WEST AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME Playing Record of all Members @ March 2012". West Australian Football Commission. March 2012. p. 3. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Great Southern Football League". Full Points Footy. Retrieved 2009-03-12.